Faculty

Robert Bollo, MD, MS, FAANS, FACS, FAAP

Dr. Bollo is board-certified in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.  His primary focus is the surgical treatment of seizures in children, and he serves as the surgical director of the pediatric epilepsy program at Primary Children's Hospital. Dr. Bollo introduced laser ablation and robotic epilepsy surger... Read More

Specialties: Brain Tumors, Endoscopic Surgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Neuro Spine Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Robotic Neurosurgery, Stereotactic Laser Ablation, Surgery for Fetal Abnormalities, Traumatic Brain Injury

Fellowship: University of Utah School of Medicine

Residency: New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Douglas L. Brockmeyer, MD, FAAP

Douglas L. Brockmeyer, MD is involved in all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery. He specializes in in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Spine Procedures, Skull Base Surgery, Brain Tumors, Neuro Trauma and Chiari and Vascular Malformation. Dr. Brockmeyer currently serves as Division Chief of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Program, while he also serves as Princi... Read More

Specialties: Anterior Skull Base Surgery, Brain Tumors, Chiari Malformation, Lateral Skull Base Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Spinal Reconstructive Procedures, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care, Vascular Malformations

Fellowship: Primary Children's Medical Center

Residency: University of Utah

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University

Samuel H. Cheshier, MD, PhD

As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I witness first-hand the devastation that malignant brain tumors cause both the patients and families. The desire to help these people motivates me to conduct basic science research, with the goal of translating experiments into therapies. My laboratory has been utilizing a powerful immune-therapy strategy where CD47-SI... Read More

Specialties: Pediatric Neurosurgery

Fellowship: The Hospital for Sick Children

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine

John R. Kestle, MD

John R.W. Kestle, MD specializes in Craniofacial Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, and Brain Tumors. Dr. Kestle is Professor of Neurosurgery and Vice Chair of Clinical Research. His clinical practice has been exclusively in pediatric neurosurgery, with a specific interest in pediatric epilepsy surgery. His research is centered on clinical trials me... Read More

Specialties: Brain Tumors, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care

Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children

Fellowship: The Toronto Hospital

Residency: University of Toronto

Medical School: University of Western Ontario

Contact Us

Primary contact:
Robert J. Bollo, MD
Department of Neurosurgery
Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Primary Children's Hospital
100 N. Mario Capecchi Dr., Ste. 1475
Salt Lake City, Utah 84113
Email: robert.bollo@hsc.utah.edu

Melanie Payne
Academic Coordinator, Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Program
Phone: 801-662-5349
Fax: 801-662-5345
Email: melanie.payne@hsc.utah.edu